Monthly Archives: May 2018

Mon. May 21, 2018 – just another manic Monday

70F and wet this am. We got around 3 inches of rain yesterday and last night. Icy cold rain at one point. I was sure we were going to get hail. Green skies and cold winds… Today NOAA has us … Continue reading

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Sun. May 20, 2018 – more stuff to do

86F and 70%RH and we are well on our way to another scorcher here in Houston. Willis Carrier should be a national hero, or at least a Southern one. No one would live in the pestilent swamps of Houston, Louisiana, … Continue reading

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Sat. May 19, 2018 – busy busy busy….

Already 76F and 84%RH with clear sunny skies. Beautiful day to be at the pool, which is where I’ll be. n (with the kids doing time trials for swim team, and getting the facility ready for our opening weekend, and … Continue reading

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Fri. May 18, 2018 – once more into the breach

Hey, another week gone by, in an eye blink…. Already 78F and 83%RH this am. Boy oh boy, summer is here. Didn’t get much done on my list yesterday. Too bloody hot. Did computer work inside instead. Did go grocery … Continue reading

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Thur. May 17, 2018 – a bit cooler

Seemed a bit cooler this morning when I let the dog out, currently 74F with 84%RH, so I could be mistaken. Woke up beat down. Kids were exhausted too. The older one had 2 days of standardized testing. The younger … Continue reading

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Wed. May 16, 2018 – copycat, or just raised awareness

70F and slightly less than dewy… sunny blue sky. Seems we had record heat, or nearly, yesterday. Sure felt like it. Possible package bomb (notably not called a ‘mail bomb’ which was the phrase I grew up with) in SoCal … Continue reading

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Tues. May 15, 2018 – in a handbasket

70F and saturated. Gonna be hot today too. Spent most of yesterday driving, and the rest picking thru the detritus of one of the richest civilizations in the history of the world. Maybe. Anyway, as Sarah Hoyt pointed out a … Continue reading

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Mon. May 14, 2018 – traveling today

72F and dewy. I think today will be like the last couple of days, and get up to 100F, at least here at my house. Sunny with fluffy clouds. I’ve got to go to Austin for a pickup today, so … Continue reading

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Sun. May 13, 2018 – Happy Mothers’ Day

I sincerely hope that everyone here has a Mom they can celebrate. And to the moms here, Happy Mothers’ Day. The most frightening, disgusting, satisfying, empowering, and powerful job on the planet, shaping the next generation. Teach your children well. … Continue reading

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Sat. May 12, 2018 – good morning!

75Fand damp this am, with possible rain in the forecast. I’ll be working on my rent house (a peculiar phrase, but widely used here in TX,) and doing other home stuff today. No rest for the wicked… If anyone is … Continue reading

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